Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and be loved is the greatest happiness of existence. ~ Sydney Smith
A warm welcome to Tea Time Tuesday my lovely friends! I am linking up to Laura's High Tea Party as well today.
I have joined Laura's tea party at the last minute so I apologize for not serving the way I should have. This post is from yesterday's tea party.
It's still the month of February so how about we celebrate Amour just a little bit longer.
purple or lavender if you will. I realise I have shared this teacup before however, it is February so I thought this sweet teacup would be the perfect choice for today.
A lavender heart shaped wreath and a sparkly butterfly accompany this pretty teacup. Lavender, butterflies, and violets just whisper of Spring to me and even though the ground is covered with a thick layer of cold, white snow, I know Spring is on its way! Winter cannot last forever!
Did you know that lavender not only smells wonderful but has healing qualities? Try a lavender tea.
Violets and is made by Royal Albert. It is made of fine bone china in England and is one in the series Flower of the Month. Royal Albert produces such pretty teacups, do they not?
The violet is also the provincial flower of New Brunswick which is where I was born.
Blue violets are the symbol of faithfulness. ~
The deepest urge in every human heart is to be in relationship with someone who absolutely delights in us. ~ Larry Crabb, Psychologist
In just a few weeks, Spring, which is my favourite season, will be arriving and in celebration of Springtime, I am going to be having a Spring Tea the week of March 21. So, all you ladies, gather your springtime treasures and teacups and get ready to share in the celebration of new life. I look forward to celebrating with you!
A good way to dream about Spring is to peruse Victoria magazine. These two issues from 2001 and 2002 are especially lovely.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT~ Kathy @ A Delightsome Life is hosting a Celebrate Spring with Victoria Party on March 22. If you would like to participate in her party then check out her blog and sign up. Her link is below or you may click on Kathy's button on my sidebar.
"Love...bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never fails." ~
1 Corinthians 13: 7-8
Please use the inlinkz below to sign up for my tea party.
I am also joining the following hostesses for their parties -
Laura~ http://decortoadore.blogspot.com/ - High Tea Party
Kathy~ http://blissfulrhythm.blogspot.com/ - A Return to Loveliness
Marty~ http://astrollthrulife.blogspot.com/ - Table Top Tuesday
Martha~ http://www.marthasfavorites.com/ - Teacup Tuesday
Terri~ http://artfulaffirmations.blogspot.com/ - Teacup Tuesday
Wanda Lee~ http://silkenpurse.blogspot.com/ - Teapot and Tea Things Tuesday
Pam~ http://breathoffreshair-paperbutterfly.blogspot.com/ - Teapot and Tea Things Tuesday
Wanda Lee~ http://theplumedpen.blogspot.com/ - Tuesday Tea For Two & Wednesday Tea For Me and Thee
Donna~ http://thehomemakingarts.blogspot.com/ - Teatime Tuesday
Lady Katherine~ http://ladykatherineteaparlor.blogspot.com/ - Tuesday Teatime
Miss Spenser~ http://missspensersblog.blogspot.com/ - Teacup Thursday
Sharing from my heart~ Sandi